Mary Clearman Blew is an English professor at the University of Idaho. She has written a lot of books and stories, most of them autobiographical. This latest collection is a series of autobiographical tales, most of whose chapters had appeared in print elsewhere as independent essays.
I review it because in addition to being eminently readable it includes a few juicy sections on life as a “home schooler” of sorts in rural Montana during the 1940s. (more…)